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Rockefellers and Rothschilds unite

Article located at: http://www.ft.com By Daniel Schäfer in London Two of the best-known business dynasties in Europe and the US will come together after Lord Jacob Rothschild’s listed investment trust.. Read more at Financial Times Advertisements

Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index: How We Crunch Net-Worth Numbers

The Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world’s 20 richest people. In calculating net worth, we strive to provide the most transparent estimates available. Each Bloomberg Billionaire profile contains a detailed analysis of how that person’s fortune has been tallied… Source: http://www.bloomberg.com

Billionaire takes GOP spending spree

Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons is on a GOP spending spree. Simmons, owner of the Contran Corp., whose net worth is $4.5 billion, donated $5 million in January to the Karl Rove-linked super PAC American Crossroads, according to federal filings… Source: http://www.politico.com

Billionaire Buddies: Adelsons Join Forces With Koch Brothers to Take Down Obama

In recent years, billionaire oil magnates David and Charles Koch have bankrolled the Tea Party movement, Republican candidates, and efforts to deny the existence global warming. But less noticed have been their series of twice-yearly strategy coordination meetings for wealthy right-wing donors… Source: http://www.truth-out.org

The World’s TOP Youngest Billionaires

The 70 Billionaires at Davos

Davos is often criticized as a cabal of the global elite. But maybe it’s time they got some populist credit: Only 70 of the 2,500 attendees are actual billionaire. The rest are merely powerful or millionaires… Source: http://blogs.wsj.com

Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Worth Billions Less

The fortune of Russian billionaire and presidential candidate Mikhail Prokhorov has dropped in the past year as the value of his public holdings took a beating… Source: http://www.forbes.com